Senior Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager
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Senior Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00204
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Our client, a worldwide Broadcast / Digital Media company is seeking an Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager to manage a number of digital initiatives. You'll play the role of Scrum Master and Project Manager for the Android Team + Emerging Platforms. As the ScrumMaster, you'll have your own dedicated group of developers, onsite QA Lead, Tech Lead and Product Lead.

Scrum Master Responsibilities:

. Facilitating core Scrum ceremonies
. Tracking key performance metrics at the team level through JIRA
. Driving tactical team-level improvement for Scrum processes
. Coordinating with product leads to drive alignment on sprint priorities
. Driving improvements in release quality
. Leveraging Burndown Charts and team Velocity to drive delivery progress
. SM is responsible for enforcing JIRA and / or Workfront usage by their team
. Expecting Scrum Master duties to ramp down towards end of calendar year

Project Management Responsibilities:

. Identifying and managing dependencies, risks, and impediments across teams
. Coordinating with other Project Managers or Scrum Masters to drive dependency alignment at the team level
. Assisting with managing Global UAT feedback for our monthly release trains
. Creating project plans to help stakeholders visualize delivery milestones across multiple teams and disciplines
. Pulling upfront estimates of time and resource utilization

Required Skills:

. 5+ years Scrum Master & Agile Project Management experience
. Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is highly desirable
. Must have experience with Media / Digital oriented projects - Android / iOS, emerging OTT platforms (Roku, PlayStation, Xbox One, Chromecast, etc.)
. Experience leading Agile / Lean / Scrum projects
. Ability to manage technical projects from conception to completion
. Should have experience with release coordination & project administration tasks
. Experience using Agile PM Software (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)

Paula Poeta
Direct: 212 792-6369